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NEWS RELEASES 2000-01

NEWS RELEASES 2000-01 :: AUGUST 29, 2000

MEAN SAT SCORES FOR NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS 1999 AND 2000

 19992000
School SystemNumber TestedPercent TestedMath ScoreVerbal ScoreTotal ScoreNumber TestedPercent TestedMath ScoreVerbal ScoreTotal Score
United States Total 1,220,130 43.0 511 505 1016 1,260,278 44.0 514 505 1019
North Carolina Total 41,209 61.0 493 493 986 43,077 64.0 496 492 988
Alamance County 593 65.5 485 478 963 671 67.1 489 478 967
River Mill Charter           7 100.0 466 493 959
Alexander County 125 47.5 469 463 932 127 44.1 472 460 932
Alleghany County 56 58.9 478 479 957 48 55.8 479 481 960
Anson County 94 41.6 447 424 871 95 40.9 448 439 887
Ashe County 104 53.3 487 491 978 105 60.0 496 500 996
Avery County 70 54.3 504 507 1011 81 58.7 519 488 1007
Beaufort County 159 46.6 486 493 979 206 56.3 479 482 961
Bertie County 115 53.5 430 412 842 137 57.8 411 399 810
Bladen County 178 56.7 427 434 861 165 56.7 442 432 874
Brunswick County 216 47.4 474 477 951 215 48.0 482 483 965
Bun-combe County 743 55.7 529 527 1056 825 60.5 532 527 1059
Asheville 165 77.8 525 544 1069 174 74.4 517 521 1038
Burke County 299 46.6 491 492 983 313 51.3 495 488 983
Cabarrus County 568 62.8 506 497 1003 668 65.0 512 501 1013
Kan-napolis 83 59.3 467 480 947 82 50.9 454 456 910
Caldwell County 193 35.4 494 495 989 236 38.3 503 498 1001
Camden County 60 66.7 480 489 969 46 59.0 499 478 977
Carteret County 301 67.8 481 482 963 296 67.6 495 499 994
Caswell County 76 55.9 418 418 836 86 50.3 430 438 868
Catawba County 437 55.9 509 483 992 423 51.5 518 492 1010
Hickory 158 81.0 526 508 1034 148 81.8 534 524 1058
Newton-Conover 94 56.6 508 498 1006 81 55.9 525 511 1036
Chatham County 169 62.4 469 486 955 205 64.7 494 489 983
Woods Charter 10 76.9 497 504 1001 4 57.1 * * *
Cherokee County 98 51.3 500 497 997 118 57.0 501 515 1016
Chowan County 73 49.0 467 487 954 62 41.1 478 493 971
Clay County 37 41.6 519 514 1033 42 62.7 519 513 1032
Cleveland County 200 50.6 480 479 959 218 52.7 479 476 955
Kings Mountain District 113 57.7 473 464 937 111 52.6 469 460 929
Shelby 110 68.3 489 478 967 103 68.7 505 502 1007
Columbus County 145 39.4 451 447 898 165 39.7 437 435 872
Whiteville 91 79.8 441 452 893 96 71.1 441 453 894
Craven County 426 64.4 479 488 967 425 65.8 484 487 971
Cumber-land County 1,185 49.6 467 484 951 1,322 50.9 475 485 960
Currituck County 64 47.1 477 485 962 66 44.0 490 477 967
Dare County 159 78.7 519 515 1034 178 76.7 497 497 994
Davidson County 531 57.5 483 496 979 540 58.4 489 489 978
Lexington 56 45.9 476 498 974 65 45.8 470 486 956
Thomas-ville 66 69.5 440 470 910 37 43.0 438 432 870
Davie County 131 55.7 526 513 1039 172 61.6 503 499 1002
Duplin County 241 59.1 449 443 892 246 60.3 439 439 878
Durham County 1,006 80.3 494 496 990 956 75.5 500 494 994
Edge-combe County 160 43.4 449 451 900 167 45.3 448 454 902
Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County 1,510 69.7 496 497 993 1,508 68.9 502 501 1003
Franklin County 148 46.8 487 491 978 167 45.0 477 483 960
Gaston County 793 56.8 473 490 963 840 55.6 475 474 949
Gates County 51 57.3 459 452 911 71 68.9 440 462 902
Graham County 30 50.8 472 491 963 43 59.7 519 461 980
Granville County 179 45.8 499 496 995 144 45.1 487 484 971
Greene County 60 39.5 454 456 910 71 45.5 454 460 914
Greens-boro Math and Science Ctr 4 NA * * * 7 NA 414 484 898
Guilford County 2,253 72.2 498 494 992 2,309 73.8 504 495 999
Halifax County 155 42.9 355 359 714 146 49.2 383 377 760
Roanoke Rapids 86 49.7 480 482 962 94 54.7 495 485 980
Weldon 27 52.9 364 380 744 37 53.6 356 368 724
Harnett County 255 41.0 499 498 997 314 47.4 479 481 960
Haywood County 248 58.4 509 502 1011 207 52.3 510 499 1009
Hen-derson County 435 72.1 514 514 1028 404 63.8 520 518 1038
Hertford County 109 47.2 374 399 773 116 49.4 378 392 770
Hoke County 114 43.5 410 433 843 100 40.2 427 427 854
Hyde County 30 56.6 461 475 936 22 51.2 438 473 911
Iredell County 356 46.8 507 499 1006 385 48.5 502 493 995
Moores-ville 126 62.7 517 494 1011 135 61.1 528 526 1054
Jackson County 127 77.9 500 496 996 128 66.7 498 497 995
Johnston County 428 51.7 470 470 940 472 53.0 492 478 970
Jones County 38 44.7 439 446 885 49 54.4 404 430 834
Lee County 229 56.1 487 482 969 232 51.8 495 468 963
Lenoir County 279 60.8 473 471 944 264 60.0 479 471 950
Lincoln County 290 54.4 490 483 973 315 52.8 472 469 941
Macon County 153 69.5 497 492 989 149 66.8 505 492 997
Madison County 51 40.8 519 505 1024 65 52.4 472 492 964
Martin County 153 59.3 437 445 882 173 59.9 444 438 882
McDowell County 139 46.0 506 505 1011 165 45.7 507 495 1002
Charlotte-Meck-lenburg County 3,444 71.2 494 491 985 3,569 71.9 497 492 989
Mitchell County 66 43.1 487 490 977 61 45.2 504 513 1017
Mont-gomery County 78 36.4 472 467 939 85 36.8 467 464 931
Moore County 302 54.6 471 483 954 332 54.6 495 495 990
Nash-Rocky Mount 463 50.3 475 475 950 442 51.6 482 475 957
NC School of Science and Math 275 NA 678 655 1333 245 NA 671 649 1320
NC School of the Arts 98 NA 526 569 1095 88 NA 536 581 1117
New Hanover County 781 65.8 504 509 1013 809 66.4 504 503 1007
Nort-hampton County 126 60.3 395 403 798 102 51.5 396 402 798
Onslow County 553 51.9 497 495 992 594 53.5 492 483 975
Orange County 216 74.2 502 504 1006 218 71.2 501 493 994
Chapel Hill 468 96.1 584 576 1160 460 90.6 592 583 1175
New Century Charter           8 53.3 575 545 1120
Pamlico County 61 55.0 492 479 971 54 39.4 489 492 981
Pasquo-tank County 169 67.3 453 454 907 164 62.6 443 450 893
Pender County 156 50.2 470 475 945 180 54.2 462 474 936
Per-quimans County 46 44.7 438 425 863 54 50.5 443 460 903
Person County 164 56.9 474 469 943 155 57.4 470 471 941
Pitt County 607 61.9 493 490 983 656 63.6 508 494 1002
Right Step Academy 1 12.5 * * * 2 14.3 * * *
Polk County 52 45.6 494 491 985 59 50.4 479 494 973
Randolph County 342 45.9 486 482 968 304 41.8 493 486 979
Asheboro 142 73.6 488 480 968 132 70.2 517 500 1017
Rich-mond County 206 53.0 451 453 904 196 50.6 448 443 891
Robeson County 452 45.8 434 436 870 469 44.3 431 427 858
Rocking-ham County 350 54.9 479 477 956 386 56.0 487 479 966
Rowan County 466 49.3 487 481 968 509 47.6 494 492 986
Ruther-ford County 264 51.3 461 474 935 275 52.2 476 472 948
Sampson County 181 48.7 429 434 863 192 50.4 432 440 872
Clinton 106 64.2 452 428 880 123 71.9 454 441 895
Scotland County 224 64.9 433 436 869 201 64.0 463 445 908
Laurin-burg Charter           3 13.6 * * *
Stanly County 317 58.0 479 459 938 380 63.0 486 461 947
Stokes County 168 57.3 491 489 980 125 37.3 483 473 956
Surry County 170 48.2 475 486 961 157 43.7 492 486 978
Elkin 51 63.0 507 502 1009 43 59.7 506 501 1007
Mount Airy 57 67.9 498 486 984 58 52.3 522 509 1031
Swain County 56 68.3 492 509 1001 54 56.3 486 501 987
Tran-sylvania County 138 66.0 507 513 1020 154 64.2 496 508 1004
Tyrrell County 35 51.5 450 458 908 27 50.9 457 453 910
Union County 614 63.4 488 497 985 663 65.5 492 499 991
Vance County 144 50.3 425 429 854 164 57.1 427 431 858
Wake County 3,496 76.6 537 522 1059 3,860 77.9 539 522 1061
Quest Academy           2 100.0 * * *
Warren County 82 69.5 426 448 874 79 61.7 440 446 886
Washing-ton County 95 57.9 405 411 816 103 59.9 415 421 836
Watauga County 237 80.1 527 528 1055 224 71.3 530 524 1054
Wayne County 525 50.8 472 478 950 539 51.0 467 466 933
Wilkes County 250 51.9 502 512 1014 236 50.3 502 489 991
Wilson County 298 52.2 482 470 952 310 51.0 474 469 943
Yadkin County 156 58.6 462 479 941 156 48.6 469 467 936
Yancey County 72 48.0 477 511 988 64 44.4 518 508 1026

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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provides leadership to 115 local public school districts and 107 charter schools serving over 1.5 million students in kindergarten through high school graduation. The agency is responsible for all aspects of the state's public school system and works under the direction of the North Carolina State Board of Education.


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